Cardoso - Fischer Match 1957
Chess Review 1957 - THE WORLD OF CHESS
Cardoso - Fischer Match:
Rodolfo Cardoso (19) of Manilla and Bobby Fischer (14) of Brooklyn came together in an international match, sponsored by Pepsi-Cola. Cardoso had competed in the World Junior Championship. Fischer at the time was engaged in winning the U.S. "Open" Championship. The encounter had its moments of excitement and cardoso won one and drew two games; but Bobby scored a convincing triumph with a score of 6 to 2.
Ambassador Carlos P. Romulo of the Philliphines makes first move in the match between Bobby Fischer and Rodolfo Cardoso (left) as Morris Steinberg, Vice-President of the Manhattan Chess Club, F. Campomanes, now of Manilla and (right) John Rhodes, Vice-President of Pepsi-Cola International also look on.